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New show won't be 'light and fluffy'

Radio New Zealand - ‎10 hours ago‎
TV3's head of news and current affairs is assuring viewers that the replacement programme for Campbell Live won't be light and fluffy.
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Live updates: Blues v Hurricanes

TVNZ - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Follow the live updates of the Blues v Hurricanes Super Rugby battle at Eden Park. Kick-off 7.35pm. Pre-match. The Blues will attempt to become only the second team to beat the Hurricanes this season when they go head-to-head on a soggy Eden Park.
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Islamic State says it's responsible for bombing at Saudi Shiite mosque

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Islamic State militants Friday claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing at a Shiite Muslim mosque in Saudi Arabia, marking the Sunni Muslim organization's first formal assertion that it had carried out an attack on the kingdom's soil.
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Ground-breaking kidney disease study

Radio New Zealand - ‎1 hour ago‎
Diabetics with kidney disease may be saved from needing dialysis in future, thanks to ground-breaking Otago University research. Many patients who can't get a kidney transplant are forced onto dialysis.
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More than 40 people killed in fierce gun battle between drugs gang and police in ...

Irish Independent - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol, near Vista Hermosa Open Gallery 3 Mexican state police stand guard near the entrance of Rancho del Sol, near Vista Hermosa, Mexico, Friday, May 22, 2015.
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Hillary Clinton emails on 2012 Libya attack on US consulate released by State ...

ABC Online - ‎46 minutes ago‎
The US State Department has released a first batch of emails by Hillary Clinton, giving an unprecedented glimpse into the work of the former top diplomat in the wake of a deadly 2012 attack on a US mission in Libya.
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UN Chief Says Save Migrants, Deal With Cause of Flight

New York Times - ‎20 minutes ago‎
YANGON, Myanmar - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of Rohingya from Myanmar and Bangladeshi migrants to flee by ...
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US man pronounced dead, then moves limbs

TVNZ - ‎5 hours ago‎
A man was pronounced dead after collapsing at his apartment, but began to move his limbs as he was about to be taken to the morgue, authorities say.
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US threatens peace in South China Sea, Beijing says

CNN - ‎22 minutes ago‎
China is reportedly building an airbase in the disputed waters of Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratly Island. (CNN) - The Chinese government is calling U.S.
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David Cameron must fight for bold, comprehesive EU reform - ‎1 hour ago‎
David Cameron has warned that the renegotiation of Britain's relationship with the EU will be long and hard fought. “There'll be lots of noise,” he said yesterday before an EU summit in Riga.

Scrub fire breaks out near Mosgiel, Otago

New Zealand Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
It was understood the person or people who started the fire did not have a permit. Photo / File. Firefighters are battling a big scrub fire this afternoon.
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Call for targets to cut child poverty

Radio New Zealand - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Government needs to set targets if it is serious about reducing child poverty, a social policy researcher says. 3 year old Elisha Jamal holding up $24.49 worth of clothes.
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Protesters, police claim injuries after clash

Radio New Zealand - ‎5 hours ago‎
The anti-poverty protesters who tried to force their way into SkyCity yesterday will decide on Monday whether to file any complaints with police.
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Govt pushes ahead with Ngapuhi talks

NZCity - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Crown has signed terms of negotiation with Tuhoronuku to start formal talks over a treaty settlement for Ngapuhi. 23 May 2015.
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Call for more rights for refugees

Radio New Zealand - ‎4 hours ago‎
About 100 protestors from Amnesty International held heart-shaped yellow balloons and chanted for improved rights for refugees outside parliament today.

HSV KPM Streetfighter Clubsport R8 review

The Southland Times - ‎11 hours ago‎
If you think the 430kW HSV GTS is too much of a pussycat, you need help. And luckily, tuning house KPM Motorsport is on hand to administer the cure.

Secom security drone follows, photographs intruders

PCWorld - ‎20 hours ago‎
If you think drones are more than slightly creepy, wait until you meet one that will autonomously follow you and record video. Japanese security company Secom is launching a drone that will automatically launch when an intruder is detected and follow him or ...
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AdBlock Gets Around Google's Block On Android Ad Blockers With New Browser

Techaeris - ‎12 hours ago‎
Eyeo, the company behind the much-used AdBlock Plus browser extension, has come up with a way to beat Google's ban on adblockers for Android mobiles - creating its own browser.

Amazon rules Gartner's magical box

PC Advisor - ‎11 hours ago‎
Has there ever been a Gartner Magic Quadrant as lopsided as the one issued this week for cloud infrastructure providers? Amazon Web Services towers above other global infrastructure providers in terms of the quality and breadth of its offerings, according to ...
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Here's a web domain name that really sucks

New Zealand Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
This week, the Wall Street Journal said brands were being coerced into paying thousands of dollars for the domain names. Photo / Thinkstock.

The Dirty Dozen: a celebration of the entertainment world's wild women - ‎5 hours ago‎
She grew up wild in India, ran naked through the streets of Scotland and had a scandalous affair with Germany's King Ludwig I. When "Lola Montez, the Spanish dancer" toured Australia in the 1850s, The Argus described her performance as "utterly ...

Antonia Prebble: on fame, nudity and ugg boots

Waikato Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
Outrageous Fortune actor Antonia Prebble talks to about the things she loves about Auckland. Lawrence Smith. Antonia Prebble: "It is really nice getting to this stage and thinking 'Oh, maybe I do know a thing or two'.

Baywide Rugby: It's top-of-table showdown

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
A steamers trial, sorting out Tauranga versus Rotorua superiority, the best match-up of the season ... Call it what you like but one thing is certain the top-of-table clash between Tauranga Sports and Whakarewarewa at Tauranga Domain today is going to be a ...
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Live updates: Chiefs v Bulls

TVNZ - ‎21 hours ago‎
Follow the live updates of the Super Rugby battle between the Chiefs and Bulls from Rotorua International Stadium tonight. 80mins: CHI 34 BUL 20 TRY!
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Cricket: Guptill makes test opportunity count

New Zealand Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Martin Guptill had to wait 722 days and 16 matches to get another test cricket opportunity. He made it count on the second day of the first test against England.
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Ban on kids on quad bikes advocated

NZCity - ‎11 hours ago‎
It's time to ban kids from riding quad bikes because voluntary guidelines are not working, doctors say. 23 May 2015. Pressure is mounting for a ban on children riding quad bikes.
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FTC asked to probe Google and YouTube Kids app

New Zealand Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Consumer groups that say that the YouTube Kids app is filled with content inappropriate for kids, including pornographic cartoons and alcohol advertising.

New black market synthetic cannabis making people sick in Auckland

TVNZ - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Doctors fear a new form of synthetic cannabis is behind a sudden spike in people seeking emergency medical help in Auckland. In the last three weeks, around 20 people went to Auckland hospitals after smoking a type of the illegal substance.

Flashback: New Zealand starts slow march towards becoming smokefree - ‎14 hours ago‎
Katipo cafe customer Mark Hastings enjoys a beer and a smoke in 2004 when smoking was still permitted inside bars and cafes. The correspondent was quite simply quite mad.

Clubs Marlborough 'model for mergers'

Wairarapa Times-Age - ‎13 hours ago‎
CLUBBING TOGETHER: Clubs Marlborough was established in 2007 and is an amalgamation of three clubs. PHOTO/SUPPLIED. Masterton could be tempted to take a leaf out of Marlborough's book when it comes to the amalgamation of clubs in the district.
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